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Nov 15, 2013 7:00pm EST
up it doesn't work. >> if we look at massachusetts my home state. there were only 127 some-odd people in delaware and that was a problem. we only had 123 in the state of massachusetts in the first month. it's deemed a success. it depends on the young people. are they enrolling in numbers that the president would like. absolutely not. >> in my home state you had very high numbered insured, fairly wealthy state. and it was much more competently managed than the 36 federal exchanges. it's not a one to one comparison. >> 123 in massachusetts. this is 50 states. should be at least 50 times -- >> the doctor was talking about just delaware. massachusetts has a larger percentage of population. the roll out in massachusetts was lower than people expected. this is a long game. >> i'm not going to pile on the website yet. low numbers. how can there be big numbers if the website doesn't work. it's obvious you'll have low numbers because if you can't log in and sign up you won't have anybody signed up. mark, how long do we give it, i guess, is the question? >> i think we're only i
FOX Business
Nov 4, 2013 11:00am EST
, everything we know from massachusetts is we will get those people. rich: november 30 is the deadline. a number of democrats in the senate more republican or conservative states pushing the administration. he better get on and fix this as soon as possible. dagen: calling him on the phone saying could you have picked a better phrase? >> it happens to all of us. dagen: what, honesty? rich: exactly. connell: you heard him talk about massachusetts, or referring to it. mitt romney had comments on the whole fiasco. let's watch that. >> you have to tell the american people the truth and when you told the american people that you could keep thei your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth. i think that fundamental dishonesty has really put in peril the whole foundation of his second term. dagen: art laffer is here under president ronald reagan. from a political standpoint, these people that governor romney was referring to less than 5% of the population, it could possibly be they won't sway an election. >> i think it will tur
FOX Business
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
sense in massachusetts one of the state's there are 55 types of businesses exempted completely so massachusetts thinks it is okay for people who worked at a gas station or a movie theater to not be with their family but somehow if you worked at target or wal-mart that you have to be with your family. gerri: special rules? >> not many gas stations are open and i would say a lot are close. maybe not the major highway but it is a choice but to date there was a workout in whole foods in chicago somebody was fired because they refused to keep the pizza hut open. there is a trend with the big box stores whitening the time they're open and basically those who don't want to be working would have to work the. >> hall paternalistic to say if you were getting gas station your buck -- your boss to make the decision but in a wal-mart then the government makes us decision ? those who are lower wage workers should not be entitled to get time and half that a lot of employers offer or not during those hours? whole foods does offer time and half with my understanding and has more spots available to
Nov 20, 2013 4:00am PST
chair nominee janet yellen stressed the need to keep interest rates low. in a letter to massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. yellen wrote that unemployment reaching 6 and a half percent was not a trigger and that "monetary policy is likely to remain highly accommodative long after one of the economic thresholds... has been crossed." "the biggest challenge we have is credibility, that we will do whatever it takes to get the economy back and get inflation up to 2%." speaking before a conference of bankers, charles evans, president of the chicago fed offered a total amount for the fed's asset purchase program but no time-table for tapering. "we're probably going to end up purchasing at least 1.5 trillion dollars until we finally end this, and it maybe more. " despite improvements in europe, global economic growth is expected to lag this year and next. to the organization for economic cooperation and development-- forecasts growth of just 2.7% this year and 3.6% next year.the group describes the global economy as "stuck in first gear". mexico is experiencing something of a renaissanc
Nov 2, 2013 4:00am EDT
hot and i don't want you to bget burned. paul in massachusetts. >> caller: i'm calling about opco health. >> it's coming down. if it does go back to that level we'll get a piece of the action. not at all. let's go to jude in new jersey. >> caller: hey, jim, how are you? >> your staff is excellent. >> yes, they are, they're fantastic. >> caller: quick question, are you still negative on investing in coca-cola? >> i just like pepsico more. i think she prefers coca-cola more. i'm an all in buyer i like p pepsico. one more. bob in illinois. >> caller: jim, this is bob chicago. >> excellent. what? >> caller: groupon. >> i like them. people laughed at me because i knew when you brought in a real guy, because he's from another world -- but that company is doing well. have to tell you, i still think it's a buy. and that ladies and gentlemen is the conclusion of the lightning round. >> announcer: the lightning round is sponsored by t ttd td ameritrade. >> a lot of talk about bubbles lately. it's still too easy to call the market a bubble. sell, sell, sell because of the bubbles, easy. >> f
Nov 4, 2013 2:00am PST
rival. romney behind a similar health care plan in massachusetts says that president obama failed to learn from the mistakes of massachusetts and, worse, sold the plan under false pretenses. the whole thing, romney says, is rotting away the president's second term. >>> the senate is expected to vote today on enda the employment nondiscrimination act based on sexual orientation or gender identity. the first time in u.s. history they voted on this. if they approve the pressure a final senate vote could come on wednesday. >>> a terrifying moment in the skies over wisconsin. two planes carrying sky divers for a formation jump this weekend, these two planes collided in mid air. one of the planes crashed. now, all 11 sky drivers managed to jump to safety. two of them did suffer minor injuries. the pilot of the plane that went down was badly bloodied and appeared to hurt his hand. he is doing okay today. imagine that. two planes collide and everyone doing okay. >> that is amazing. they all had chutes because they were going to do a jump but still a crash is not what you expect to do when
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
that romney signed when he was governor of massachusetts. >> in massachusetts we phased in the requirements so that there was a slow roll out, that way you could test the systems as you went along to make sure there wouldn't be glitches and the most important lesson the president failed to learn was you have to tell the american people the truth. and when he told the american people that you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again. >> right. >> he wasn't telling the truth. >> reporter: romney said the economy stalled and u.s. lost international credibility since the president was e elected. the senate will take up antidiscrimination bill today to ban workplace discrimination against gays and transgender people and delves say they are fairly confident of the outcome but the bill needs backing from republicans and passage would mean vibingry for lgbt community and to bring the issue to the floor in 1996 failed. there are millions of orphan children around the world, how one group is using faith to help them find good homes. with a mu
Nov 26, 2013 6:30pm PST
domain but don't want the expensive lawsuits. >> boston massachusetts looked at it and rejected it and north las vegas examined it and decided that was not for them. >> reporter: now richmond's mayor is talking to california cities and wants to form a joint powers authority to take on banks with more cloud. >> we've waited for the banks, federal government to step in and provide a solution. it hasn't been forthcoming so the city is doing this, this common sense fix. >> reporter: jeffrey wright believes the fix is in if the plan passes. investors won't want to make loans in richmond and giving false hope to homeowners, one that pulled out of a short sale. >> there is a high likelihood this person may very well lose their property when they could have sold it on a short sale because they are waiting on a program that is not up and running and may never be. >> reporter: it may not be up and running here but with cities still trying to solve the crisis five years in, it may get going somewhere. for "nightly business report", i'm jane wells. >>> and that's "nightly business report" f
Nov 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
, massachusetts, minnesota and washington state. >> this may be a dumb question, but for these big insurers, you mentioned stig in cigna, the bl out there, can they go and do what they want if they're not part of 9 obama care exchange? >> no, that depends on what the insurance regulators say. obama? >> no, that depends on what the insurance regulators say. in new jersey, the regulator hasn't weighed in. florida is pushing for it and texas is pushing for it. but the regulators there -- some of the relation late informatioinformation regulate informations are worried about the confusion. >> jones who is pro obama care wants to have the renewals. can he tell the other insurance companies in california go ahead and renew? >> he can't because they have contracts with the cexchange on the type of plans that they will sell and that's why the covered california exchange can have this kind of influence on these particular insurers. those that are not selling on the exchange like cigna are fine. they have the insurance regulator's blessing. but the exchange plans cannot. >> many thanks. appreciate it. >>>
FOX Business
Nov 1, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. it is on route one to wait. when you live in massachusetts it was called out the industry. well burn. and basically they made microwave products for the reagan buildup in defense in the early 80's. add a big play, but now what it does is what is called mixed signal radiofrequency chips, the stock is around 26, two and a half dollars per share in cash with no debt. back up the cash and look at next year's earnings, that's over eight and a half times earnings. at the billion in cash, no debt. return on equities is 20%. they are plugged into the apple and the samsung phone. 47 percent of the business is apple and the rest is samsung, but the rest of the business is growing faster than industrial and aerospace portions for radio frequency and mixed signal. liz: your next pick is waiting petroleum. now that is a name that is up 60 percent already. >> we have owned it since the day it went public. i had dinner with them. but the company continues to do very well. the bottom line is when we looked at bonanza creek, the nobles, selling at seven and eight times next year's discretionary cash
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 6:00am EST
's wedding six years ago in massachusetts and no criminal charges but he could lose his religious credentials and schaffer is due in court this morning when a jury will decide his penalty. >> obviously very saddened so what we are hoping for tomorrow is a light sentence. >> reporter: schaffer could have avoided the trial by agreeing to performing same sex marriages in the future but he reportedly declined, three of his four children are gay. here is what is making business news this morning. we have been hearing about it for weeks and appears jp morgan and government reached a settlement, the $13 billion deal could be announced as early as today and put to rest investigations targeting mortgage invest ms th went bad during the financial crisis and $4 billion will go to distressed homeowners and resolve the banks in california and north carolina. the s&p within reach of milestones and the dow had 16,000 for the first time and s&p 500 briefly passed 1800 and both retreated by day's end, this is this morning, the dow jones industrial average at an all-time high of 5976, s&p 1791. taking cue fro
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 6:00am EST
.5 million syrians are homeless and that is the population of massachusetts. 2 million people fled syria. 4.5 more are internally displaced. let's go to al jazeera's phil who is in geneva where the arab league is meeting with senior diplomates in a new bid to start talks on syria and good morning and it has been a struggle to shore up support for talks, has there been any progress today? >> there certainly is progress in the sense that all the international players who have a say in what happens in syria have met or are meeting here today. notably the u.s. is here and under secretary of state wendy sherman representing the u.s. and the russians and the russians and americans brokered the important deal in october that took the world back from the brink of war in syria and we are learning some of the members of the permanent u.n. security council are here and would include the chinese and germans and several others and we do hope or at least we are hearing from brahimi in his office there will be a joint meeting later in the day and brahimi said he is actually hopeful that talks today will r
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
in massachusetts. >> caller: hi, jim. i'm calling about opco health. >> it's been recharging. it's come back down. a lot of people got greedy there when it went up to $12. it makes me feel if it goes up to that level, kaching, kaching for a little bit of the action. jude in new jersey. >> caller: how are you? >> how are you? >> caller: your staff is excellent, i have to tell you. >> yes, they are excellent. >> caller: are you still negative in investing in coca-cola? >> i'm just pepsi more. stephanie link is with me, she prefers coca-cola more. i'm an unall in buyer of ingenuity. pepsico, buy, buy, buy. bob. >> caller: fantastic booyah to you. this is bob chicago. >> excellent. >> caller: high earning -- >> what? >> caller: groupon. >> i have liked groupon -- people laughed at me when i upgraded that. when you got rid of mason, because i knew ted was from another world. they're doing really well and i still think it's a buy. that, ladies and gentlemen, is the conclusion of the "lightning round." >> announcer: "the lightning round" is sored by td ameritrade. >>> a lot of talk about bubbles lately.
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
to kathy in massachusetts. kathy? >> caller: jim, hi. >> hi. >> caller: my stock is tcyc and i bought it about 137 and now it's 119. they may get fda approval in february, should i hold? >> yes, i want you to hold because this is j & j's partner in this drug and gets 50% and i think they're very excited about it. a little disappointed about j & j today. hope my charitable trust owns some. let's go to bill in new york, bill? >> caller: hey, jim, navios maritime partners. >> i like the fact that the index is going up, that makes me like that stock. let's go to elise in maryland. elise? >> caller: hi, jim, you're my rock star stock star. >> i wish i were that good. but thank you. >> caller: you're quite welcome. looking at the negative action with acadia today, it appears no one needs -- can you give me insight? what's up with that? >> that's a good question. that's a very good question because, you know, i felt the parkinson's progress was okay. let me make some calls. i think that's an okay stock. let's go to patrick in kentucky. patrick? >> caller: hey, big kentucky wildcat boo-yah to
Nov 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
of beer sales. and in massachusetts and new york, voters will decide on the development of new casinos. washington state and new jersey residents are going to be asked to raise the minimum wage ins those states. so lots of ballot initiatives to consider. >> absolutely, ty. it's going to be interesting to gauge the turnout on those -- some of those ballot questions as well. gold prices closing right now. it's been a little bit of a downside session. a lot of people are more focused on the oil market. sharon epperson tracking the action at the nymex. >> hey, there's a lot of focus on the oil market but traders are watching gold at the close and we are dipping a bit here as we go into the close and slightly lower by about $6 or so. the fact that u.s. dollar has gained some ground is one of the factors that's contributing to the slide in gold. some are saying they're looking at some of the positive economic data that we've gotten out as well as the retreat in the euro that's helped to lift the dollar. when you look at gold versus silver, we have seen, of course, them trending lower in ligh
Nov 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
aside from california markets, stone harbor new jersey orono, minnesota and weston massachusetts, round out the top ten most expensive housing markets. nationally speaking is u.s. housing affordable? two reports beg to different with each other. the realtors association says yes, housing is affordable nationally. but fitch ratings on the other hand says u.s. home values are overvalued by 17% and some markets are approaching bubble territory. maria? >> all right, diana thanks very much. stay right here. we want to bring in madison hill di brand an agent with caldwell banker who also stars in bravo's million dollar listing. good to see you. thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> madison 5 of the top 25 most expendsive markets are in california with malibu number one where your agency is focused. why is this so hot? >> i think that our california market and specifically speaking los angeles even more specific malibu really did suffer when the global economic crisis occurred. and our prices in some cases depreciated from 30% to 50% so knowing that they
Nov 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
store in massachusetts, my son's actually working there. and this is a phenomenal product if you get a close look at it. >> doc thinks it's a phenomenal stock, too. >> i was -- luckily, pete got me out when i was bullish on the stock, and i told folks i love it, i love it, pete convinced me to get out. yesterday, i did buy. i bought by virtue of selling puts, don't need to get into all of the details. but basically, the 134 puts that expire next week were still above that level, but i have taken a third of the position in pain. i soed them for three buck, they're now trading 4.30. i'm hoping i don't have to get a sign stock down there, because i won't want to if we go there. >> the stock up 300%, though, right? all of the noise around it -- >> it cuts both ways. there was no valuation parameter up higher. you still can't just find it on valuation. now that's what you have to look to because the momentum is dead. i'd be a seller it goes lower here. >> it's a phenomenal company. anything could have happened. it's priced to overperfection. >> could have happened, but elon musk actually
Nov 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
gusts of 168 miles an hour, blue hill, massachusetts. can you see blue hill from boston. you can imagine how big those storms. >> wow. paul, i mean, what kind of an impact might a storm like this have on the u.s.? >> well, as joe noted, the kind of energy and the kind of storms we're seeing now in the philippines has happened here in the u.s. when it happened in the past, we weren't quite as built up. if we had a storm like this that hit in miami, that was not even this big, the impact could from an insured loss perspective could be really, really high. some estimates it could be greater than $125 billion in insured losses. there's a lot of risk on the east coast still. >> and the risk is on the east coast. what are the expectations for the east coast, then, in the u.s.? >> well -- >> i'll tell you the east coast and gulf coast as well -- go ahead, joe. >> like the warm cycle like the 1950s, they're ramped up. this was a remarkable year in the atlantic. i've never soon a warm cycle of the atlantic with such low tropical activity. a lot of dry air that's put a cap on global activity. it s
Nov 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
system and we're seeing the future now and we'll see the future in massachusetts. >> what we're saying on the kudlow report we should have just had single payer, national health insurance, everybody, make medicare applicable to everybody in the country. i'm fine with that. >> medicaid -- >> do it right now. i'm 100% -- >> that's a great compromise position. >> great compromise position, medicaid for everybody. >> that's not my view. >> that's my view. >> it's medicaid not medicare. >> he said medicare. >> i don't want that. i want free choice. i want different tax reforms. >> you want what we had before. >> look. i want to give the tax break to the family and the individual. not the employer. i want people to have choice. look why should -- >> they are getting a tax credit. >> they are not. >> which is better. >> they won't get a tax credit. >> everybody can get the tax break. everybody buy insurance. >> huge tax increase. >> there's no such thing as a free lunch. the basic thing about medicaid is you get basic catastrophic coverage and do tax credits for people to get better insurance
Nov 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
ready, skee-daddy? time for the "lightning round." we go to john in massachusetts. john? >> caller: hey, how are you? what do you think about 3-d systems? >> we prefer strat sis. that's been our one the whole time. the whole group is red hot, but stratus is the one we decided is the best. douglas in washington? >> caller: hey, jimbo, how is it going? >> all right how. you? >> caller: great, great. my stock is unt -- >> yeah, we got tired of unp. why? it missed the quarter really badly. we decided to exit on the strength. i got to tell you. i don't think you should own this stock north of 160. let's go to bobby in georgia. bobby? >> caller: great big georgia bulldog boo-yah to you, man. >> love them when they're on tv. can't get enough of the georgia bulldogs. what's up? >> caller: all right. i wanted to ask you about high max, himx. >> we like that. >> buy, buy, buy! >> but i don't believe their technology is that good or else google wouldn't be doing what they're doing with them. let's go to jonathan in washington. jonathan? >> caller: hey, jim, big fan. >> thank you. >> caller: i'm lo
Nov 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
mixed bag at the top. that's population-based group. you look at percentage growth, massachusetts was ranked number one. and the city with the most new millionaires over the past year was new york city. again, a 12-plus percent when you add in the city and state. the bottom line here is, you know, both sides are wrong when they say that tax rates determine the number of millionaires. you know, particularly those who say that if you tax the wealthy, they will leave -- >> zach is dying to get in here. >> i'm glad you did this study. it shows this is such an ideological based discussion. i suppose you could take your argument and say higher rates cause millionaires. that would be the wrong argument to make. >> now, wait a minute. let me play devil's advocate. say you have a society where stock market is increasing, people are getting money because of that, the value of their assets is increasing, maybe the tax rate is moving higher for other reasons, you want to fund expansion of programs and those people are spending. i see nothing contradictory about that. >> the other thing that's
Nov 21, 2013 2:00am PST
fan. >> that is correct. >> very important. thank you. >>> 46 minutes past the hour. >>> massachusetts high school football team will remain off the field for the rest of the season. the school board in lunenberg is backing the superintendent who forfeited the remaining games after a racial slur was found on the foundation after 13-year-old's home. isaac phillips is a member of that football team. his mother is white. father is black. now his family says isaac doesn't want to go back to school and they are convinced it was a member of the team who wrote that slur. >> i feel horrible for, you know, the kids that are not involved but we are a small town. things like this shouldn't happen in a small community like ours. so when it does, i think it's time for drastic measures, canceling the football season, i think that will flush whoever that it is that is responsible for this to step forward. >> yes, it. . the superintendent plans to release more information about this investigation into who may have been responsible. that's the way to handle a situation like that, right? >>> 47 minutes
FOX Business
Nov 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
ahead of schedule. >> facebook planning to open an office in boston, massachusetts. that is the state where zuckerberg founded the social network 10 years ago. facebook boston will have the fifth firm engineering team. that is today's "speed read." [buzzer] liz: dave, they have got smart engineers over there. david: they an afford the best. liz: they make their own servers. they're that good. president obama apologized to americans in an effort to calm the uproar over the rocky obamacare rollout. despite many of the president's promises many americans are in danger losing their health care plans. david: many already have. rich edson with the latest from inside the beltway. >> david and liz, providing the latest update on the site, the administration says it is a long way from war it needs to be. the officials promised the website will work for the vast majority of users by the end of this month of the meanwhile president obama touring a port in new orleans this afternoon promised his administration will fix >> we've had this problem with the website. i'm
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2013 4:00pm EST
the white house offer including massachusetts, georgia and vermont. other insurance commissioners are running the numbers if the president's fix is benefit to insurance companies and their customers. back to you. david: sebelius, head of hhs was insurance commissioner in kansas, right, rich? >> she was. ben nelson, president of national insurance commissioners, "cornhusker kickback", came back to writing law was in nebraska back then. david: thank you very much, rich. liz: this black friday amazon plans to offer deep discount deals but will it this year be a race literally to grab them up? we will explain after the break. david: already beginning christmas shopping. it is crazy. >>> after the break, former congressman ron paul joins us to discuss the future of the fed and janet yellen's growing unpopularity. you don't want to miss ron paul, dr. paul, coming right up. americans take care of business. they always have. they always will. that's why you take charge of your future. your retirement. ♪ ameriprise advisors can help you like they've helped millions of others. listening,
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2013 5:00pm EST
normally gets $117 a week in unemployment but says massachusetts sent him a payment for more than ten times the amount, $11,300. the man told fox he has called eight to ten different numbers to try and fix the mistake, but no one will take the money back. he's torn up the check but says one woman he spoke with says if he gets another one, he should just cash it. gee, i wonder why government spending's so out of control? send the money to me, i'll cash it. be sure to tune in tomorrow, we have a special guest, lauren hudson. she wrote a book on capitalism -- she's only 13 years old! how she did it and why. this is the future of america, people. that is tomorrow at 5 p.m.. the willis report is coming up next. ♪ ♪ gerri: hello, everybody, i'm jerly willis. tonight on "the willis report" -- you are supporting their kids. billions of dollars in child support not being paid. also, airlines find yet another way to squeeze consumers, bidding on seats. and ear come the big deals -- here come the big deals, retailers are pulling out all the stops to get you shopping this thanksgiving and christmas
Nov 13, 2013 2:00pm PST
, but they're better than the massachusetts numbers were in the first month. they're higher percentage of the uninsured who bought insurance. a lot of people are browsing. we know they're going to buy, much later. so those -- that's -- those are good numbers. i don't -- you know, it goes back to what the president said, and that now that we parse it, it wasn't true. and that's what's causing the trouble. if those -- if those representations hadn't been made, i don't think we would be having this controversy. but for president clinton to make it sound like, you know, it was written into the law that -- if you liked your policy you can keep it, to make it sound like the federal government made this promise, that's really not what happened. >> i also think stupidity and stubbornness are a horrible recipe. and so i don't know where else in people's lives they would fight to keep some crappy thing they have to pay monthly for when they are offered something better for the same price. >> that's not what's happening with everybody though of the. >> i a lot of people don't realize their plans
Nov 11, 2013 6:00am EST
lines worked well. >> where? >> massachusetts. >> has it? >> yeah. >> it's covered people. it hasn't helped with costs. >> right. we didn't do enough with cost containment in obama care or romney care. >> is that what we should do in the states? >> look at the state exchanges. >> we shouldn't have done it with the federal program. >> it leaves it open the to the in some states someone is covered and in other states someone is not. that's not a fair system. >> you will have an individual mandate that says to people if they don't buy insurance we'll force you to pay a penalty, right? how long do you think that will last? >> it's done well in massachusetts. >> no, it hasn't. >> 96% coverage. >> you're not going to get a national approach which forces people to pay a penalty or buy something they don't want to buy. the uninsured population in this country is not monol ithic. it's 40 million. of whom 25 million are under 35 who are healthy and opted not to buy insurance because they don't think they will fall off their motorcycle. >> when they get into an accident or something bad happe
Al Jazeera America
Nov 20, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> a football team in massachusetts cancelled the rest of their season. members of the lurenburg spray painted, "knits don't need n" 13-year-old isaac phillips, his mum is white and father black. they cancelled their biggest game because the superintendent said, "we have no tolerance for racism." local police and the federal bureau of investigation are investigating. time to follow the bouncing ball. lebron james and miami heat. dwayne wayne is selling a sitcom to fox called "throw." it will be shah to the "kos by show." dwayne didn't play. his team-mates picked up the slack. lebron scarred a season-low 13. miami won 104-88. dwayne wayne trying to franchise himself. he has a line of socks and ties. >> he wouldn't be the first nba player. >> i like "the kos by show." >> raising the age limit for buying secrets. a new law when county signed to people the tobacco out of the hands of under 21st. >> and i'll tell you where we are dealing with rain and snow. . >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. just ahead new york city's crackdown on tobacco. first the precipitation, metrologist nicole mitchell
Nov 29, 2013 11:35am EST
. she spoke about slavery and women's rights before the massachusetts state legislature. the forum was hosted by simmons college and included a panel looking at women in politics. here's a preview. think the word entitlement often has a negative connotation but, really, the goal is for girls and women to operate with a greater sense of entitlement. to say that i am deserving of that opportunity, i am prepared and qualified. all those other nagging insecurities and doubts that often get in the way. was alluding to that earlier but the data says it takes a minimum of seven people to convince a woman to run for office would you venture to guess how many it takes to convince a man? himself. [laughter] it actually is not a joke. [laughter] say that i was recruited to run for office. that is the case for most women. i was not in some corner politically calculated my political ascension area i had been an aide to senator john kerry for 11 years and prior to that and a tube congressman joseph mcginty the second and enjoyed being the person behind the person. there was reward in that. prior
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am EST
with nbc's meet the press. today's guests include former massachusetts governor bob mckim mitt romney and the current governor deval patrick. white house adviser dan pfeiffer and republican senator rand paul. the 2 p.m. it is fox news sunday, guests include dr. ezekiel emanuel. an architect of the affordable care act. seniormes cupp reddick, fellow at the ethics and public policy center along with republican senator lindsey graham of south carolina. cnn's state of the union follows at 3 p.m., candy crowley sits down with new hampshire republican senator kelly ayotte. also former house speaker newt gingrich. at four, his face and nation from cbs. host bob schieffer welcomes intelligence committee chairman democratic senator dianne feinstein and house intelligence committee chair republican congressman mike rogers. also michael hayden, his former head of the national security agency and the cia. sunday night were tv talk shows on c-span radio. it brought tears of public service by c-span. abc this week, 2 p.m. fox news sunday. 3 p.m. the state of union and at 4 p.m. eastern time facing
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Nov 19, 2013 8:00am PST
to happen. again, you know, in the massachusetts experiment most people signed up at the very end of it. that's what the administration's been projecting from the beginning. but certainly they can't be happy with the number of sign-ups up to this moment s and the site still isn't up and running correctly. jon: yeah. job that, we're on the -- joan that, we've got 11 days until december, and december's when all these people have to get signed up, right? >> that's when a lot of them have to sign up, and they have to pay something starting this the new year. first of all, it's really important to remember that the serious critics of obamacare never really spent much time, you know, saying, oh, the web site's going to be a disaster. everyone sort of assumed they would get the web site right since they had three years to do it, and so this is in ways has been an unforced error for the democrats. all of the criticisms that people have made about the rest of obamacare still have plenty of time to kick in and are already kicking in. you know, people are losing their plans which the critics said
Nov 15, 2013 3:00am PST
of legislation. >> its modeled after romney's bill in massachusetts. that's the truth. it really is a moderate republican bill which is market based. i think in the long run it can work. there are other countries that do health insurance in the private-sector, switzerland, for example. the netherlands. massachusetts. but the bill is complicated and it's unnecessarily complicated but in its fundamental conception it can work. it will work. >> very good. coming up on "morning joe" we'll be talking about a lot more. we have san antonio mayor, fannie mae and freddie mac, david gregory, geoffrey rush. as great as that is compares with the press conference yesterday in toronto where the mayor gave his own version of i am not a crook. we're going play you what we can and we're going to bleep out the rest. first here's bill karins with the fix. >> unfortunately some people won't like their weekend forecast. things are going to get dicey in the middle of the country. chances of tornadoes. first thing this morning we have some rain to talk about coming through arkansas up through memphis. not a lot of t
Nov 13, 2013 7:00am PST
to explain what this is all about. >> a teenager in mz is leading the cam -- in massachusetts is leading the charge to define the word "gay." when she types the word in her mac word dictionary. she was shocked by what she saw. it said foolish and stupid. she said she felt hurt especially since she has two mothers who are lesbians. she wrote a letter to apple and heard back almost immediately. >> said that apple streams its dictionary from four different sources and they would have to fick out how to get it removed. they said they were surprised. >> she won't back down until the definitions are removed. she's asking for people to pass along their stories and share on social media. in our next hour, we'll hear what some people think about the campaign and get a glimpse of this young girl's success in the business world. pam cook, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:46. boston mobster turned fbi informant whitey bulger is being sentenced. the 84-year-old man was found guilty of racketeering, extortion and money lawnerring. he was -- money laundering. prosecutors want a life sentence and say he's one
Nov 26, 2013 4:00am EST
of borious. that will be over cape cod, massachusetts, maybe down into the east area. on the other side of this storm is the winter side. cold air will filter in. we'll be looking at snow and ice, the highest snowfall total hes. then this area year in the purplish color, that is going to be your freezing rain and ice area. that will be a big problem. so as far as the snowfall total in the forecast, between, good news is we're staying away from some of the biggest hubs here, boston, new york, down to d.c. but we have some significant snowfall off to the west, western new york state 5 to 8 inches, to the east of buffalo another 5 to 8. .then 3 to 5 in general here across much of central parts of new york state. so the timing on this storm is definitely awful. back to you. >> yeah. so the message is, go now. take an extra day, go now if you're going to travel. >> yes. >> good to see you. that's the weather channel's keith carlson. >>> the vix has fallen in multi year lows. some investors are setting up positions to profit from a jump in it. ahead of the fomc meeting in december. and he rej
Nov 28, 2013 11:00pm EST
. public health law. 1905.on v. massachusetts, there was a pastor in cambridge who refuse to get vaccinated for smallpox. said it was a religious objection. the supreme court said, too bad. tough luck. the bottom line is there is a point at which every person responsibility issue becomes a public health one. and the question is -- where is the line and what are the legal doctrines that govern the crossing over of that line? i would submit to you that we have surpassed that for this problem. yet we have not enacted any societal interventions that are meaningful to try to fix it. that is what needs to change. >> thank
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
you about cost portion. in massachusetts the model. health care costs have not come down. they pay the most per person in the country on health care. in the united states we go forward with obamacare. they don't have young people signing up. they are takeing a $95 penalty as opposed to paying higher premiums. that create what is they call a death spiral. older, less healthy folks signing up but not supported by younger, healthy folk paying into the system. potentially it collapses. what do you do? >> you described it perfectly. this is what we talked about when debating the bill. we're seeing it happen now. those who are younger are not just going to pay all these higher costs for no benefit. those who are older are moving into a system that is being undercut by the failure of the economics of the plan and the death spiral is exactly what we are seeing start right now. although the administration points to a lot of individual stories about people who are able to get health care, and there are people who are able to get health care with the exchange subsidies, the fact is that the i
FOX Business
Nov 15, 2013 1:00pm EST
, the tufts health care plan, which is a big one up in massachusetts. hcsc and florida blue cross-blue shield are five we have confirmed and aetna put out a statement talking about what their concerns are about this. in the statement they say that they support efforts to allow people to keep what they have, however, we will need cooperation and expedited approval from state regulators to remove barriers that would make it difficult to make this change in such a short period of time. state regulators will need to al us to update policies and secure appropriate rates to get these plans back on the market. we've already heard from states that are saying, yes and no to this new proposal from the president. those saying no so far, include, arkansas, washington state, and vermont. some of those states want to keep those minimum new standards in the president's health care law. others say it is just impractical to try to do all this quickly. states that are saying, yes, ohio, florida, and kentucky, are three of them. some analysts say though that really what this is, what some of this is about is sh
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Nov 20, 2013 11:00am EST
, cindy and adjoining states like georgia, massachusetts, rhode island, rhode island. there are number of democrats on capitol hill calling for changes on the law. >> there should be a transitional year. it takes time for this. the transitional year be this year, shop, get the product right, get the market right and get the rollout right. >> the website will be working for the majority of the people by the end of this month. cheryl: rich, thank you. dennis: sticking with health care, key health care official admitting in test my to congress 30 to 40% of still needs to be built. given how well they did the past three years to build the first 70%, it is going over swimmingly well. chairman and ceo of th ehealth. you wrote a letter to its go to offer to help out. tell us what you offered and what you heard. >> we have done this for years and years. the of health insurance. we wrote a letter to the president offering to help, we will take is over while others are trying to fix the federal government exchange to get people enrolled because at the end of the day thi
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Nov 20, 2013 1:00pm EST
the president to change including in massachusetts, mississippi, a few other states including 10 states who will allow insurance companies including colorado, north carolina, oregon and texas. that continues at the white house at 4:00 today. as a group have said it is very difficult and will take years to phase out. insurance company allowed them to phase them in over a matter of months. it could be even more expensive. this is from yesterday. down in florida, in miami an event to try and get people signed up on obamacare. a cbs affiliate picked up video of her witnessing the website crashing for a couple of times. cbs says only two people were able to get health insurance. we have yet to receive a response on why that is true. seeing firsthand how the website continues to crash. the administration has it out and running at the end of this month for the metric is filled with lots of questions as to how many people will actually be able to access that site. back to you. adam: simply put, don't hold your breath. lori: we learned earlier today fewer americans bought previously owned homes last
Nov 2, 2013 8:00am EDT
someone like paul mccarthy in marblehead, massachusetts, could print the idea. he took the idea to his son. i >> i thought he was a little crazy. he said we could print the fingers and clip them in. it was too much. >> reporter: the first time you saw it and tried it out -- >> it was pretty awesome. >> it's the most rewarding thing. >> what an amazing dad. how much do the hands cost? >> the hand costs 25 bucks but the printer costs $2,500. it was paid for by the school. he's on the fourth version and it's called the cyborg hand. >> what happens next? >> very interesting. i spoke the dad. leon is teaching the other kids to design and make these. their plan is to design them for kids locally, be able to give them to them and eventually go have lower rates of obesity. what'smore what's more the study found when families eat anywhere but the kitchen or dining room both parents and kids have a higher incident of weight problems. what's the whole equation? >> you're talking to each other and eating mindfully as opposed to the mindless eating in front of a television set where
Nov 5, 2013 6:00am EST
, but the white house counters that by saying that in massachusetts when it was introduced, the young people waited until the last minute to do it and them they all did it in the last minute. so it's going according to planned. we'll see what finally works. well, no, some day they will have to actually release the numbers when they know the numbers if anyone does sign up. >>> and then there's a bill to ban workplace discrimination against gays narrowly cleared a procedural road block in the senate with a support of a handful of republicans. passage is said to be likely by the end of this week. the measure will fois an uphill climb in the house where the speaker john boehner opposes it. and i was surprised, there are still some laws on the books that you're allowed to discriminate in certain places, which is -- not everyone i think realizes that at this point in time because so many things have changed recently. right? >> right. it's election day today. did you know this? >> i did. well, i saw the bounce in your step as you came walking in here. >> walking in here. >> he laughs at anything. i
Nov 14, 2013 6:00am EST
or something. you're really smart from massachusetts. i've seen it -- >> right. i have competition. i have competition in the senate. >> that could never happen. >> i won't run against elizabeth warren. are you crazy? >> so then you -- then you have time to take up golf. all right, thank you. >> yeah, right. >> see you later. >>> coming up, we'll talk about gauging the consumer. walmart out with quarterly results. we'll do a channel check with dana tellsly next, and find out what she's seeing. and from playing cards to fishing rods, household appliances, somebody has one of the brands in their house. we'll talk to the chairman of jarden. your flat rate shipping. fedex one rate. really makes my life easier. maybe a promotion is in order. good news. i got a new title. and a raise? management couldn't make that happen. [ male announcer ] introducing fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. [ laughter ] ♪ [ female announcer ] each one of us is our own boss. ♪ and no matter where you are in life, ask your financial professional how lincoln financial can help
Nov 18, 2013 6:00am EST
are uninsured. massachusetts is a model. what gets missed is massachusetts implemented five steps over 20 years. we're implementing five steps on one day. >> can we slow it down then? >> i don't think where we are now we can slow it down. that's why i think the whole question of collaboration among the key players is critical. you've got to get people together who are committed to making this work. i think the health plans are in it, consumer groups are in it. and i think that the physician and hospital community. you can't make policy from a political perspective and then turn it over to people to implement. we end up with what we have. >> just so i understand, you said it happened over 20 years, what happened? >> the first thing they combined the individual and small group market. the next thing they did was eliminate age, rating and compressed the age rating. then a few years later, they eliminated gender rating. then they eliminated the medical underwriting. and then the last step was the requirement for the individual mandate. so that was a culmination of a 20-year process. and what we're
Nov 18, 2013 3:00am PST
care in massachusetts in. >> it was i think in all things we all try to improve people's lives and i know when mitt was working with health care he was very concerned about people that were, didn't have coverage who had preexisting conditions. for him it was important that people would be able to have coverage. he has also felt all along that a president's approach would not work, that his was very much designed just for the state of massachusetts. we didn't have that many uninsured that if they tried to implement his program across the country it would not work and he also -- i'm sure there's implementation problems right now. maybe they'll get that fixed but he really believes the whole structure is flawed and it will not be effective. >> when you go to having your life, living your life in the spotlight for so many years, then you get to go back to whatever can feel like normal after it, you see kind of the bitter partisan politics, the state of play in washington right now. do you ever have a moment when you think, phew, i'm glad we're not in the white house? >> no, i would love
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